Safe Medications in Pregnancy


 

Pain Medication 

  • Tylenol (acetaminophen)
  • Codeine (by prescription only)
  • Motrin, Advil (ibuprofen)(12-28 weeks of pregnancy)

Nausea

  • Small, frequent meals
  • Ginger ale
  • Vitamin B6
  • Unisom
  • Sea Bands

Antihistamines 

  • Zyrtec
  • Claritin
  • Benadryl

Heartburn, Indigestion, Gas

  • Tums
  • Rolaids
  • Gax-X
  • Dimetapp
  • Tagamet
  • Do not Use: Pepto-Bismol

Decongestants Cough/Cold

  • Sudafed (pseudoephedrine)
  • Robitussin (cough)
  • Robitussin CF
  • Tavist D

Insomnia

  • Benadryl
  • Melatonin

Yeast Infection

  • Monistat

Hemorrhoids

  • Preparation H
  • Anusol

Toothache/dentist

  • Orajel
  • Novacaine
  • X-ray with lead shield

Diarrhea

  • Imodium
  • BRAT diet (banana, rice, applesauce, toast)

Constipation

  • Fibercon
  • Citrucel
  • Metamucil
  • Milk of Magnesium
  • Fiberall
  • Colace
  • Miralax

Lice treatment

  • RID

Artificial Sweeteners

  • Nutrisweet
  • Do not use: Sweet and Low
Location
Shenandoah Women's Healthcare & The Spa at Shenandoah
240 Lucy Drive
Rockingham County, Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: 540-438-1314
Fax: 540-438-0797
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540-438-1314